8153.0 - Internet Activity, Australia, December 2014 Quality Declaration 
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VOLUME OF DATA DOWNLOADED


The overall volume of data downloaded in the three months ended 31 December 2014 increased by 15%, compared with the three months ended 30 June 2014, to 1.1 million Terabytes (or just over one Exabyte).

Data downloaded by fixed-line broadband (1,112,379 Terabytes) accounted for 97% of all internet downloads in the three months ended 31 December 2014.

Over the last year, the volume of data downloaded by fixed line broadband showed a 35% increase.

Volume of data downloaded by type of access connection, for ISPs with more than 1,000 subscribers

Dec 2013
Jun 2014
Dec 2014
TB
TB
TB

Broadband
Fixed line(a)
823 421
963 429
1 112 379
Wireless(b)
37 426
32 731
34 339
Total Broadband
860 847
996 160
1 146 718
Total volume of data downloaded(c)
860 920
996 225
1 146 743

(a) Fixed line includes DSL, cable, fibre and other fixed line broadband.
(b) Wireless includes satellite, fixed wireless, mobile wireless via a datacard, dongle, USB modem or tablet SIM card and other wireless broadband. Excludes data downloaded via mobile handsets which is reported in the mobile handset section.
(c) Dial-up volume is not shown separately, but is included in the total.